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Inmate found dead in Kane County

A female inmate at the Kane County Adult Justice Center was found unresponsive in her jail cell Friday by an officer making a routine check, according to a news release from the Kane County Sheriff's Office.

The inmate, who was found about 1:45 p.m., was provided medical attention and taken to Delnor Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 5:08 p.m., according to the news release. The cause of death remains under investigation. 

Next of kin had not been notified as of the time of the news release.

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